A regular meeting of the Hopkins Park Board was held on June 15, 2015.
Park Board Chair Norman Teigen called the meeting to order at 6:40 pm.
Present were Park Board members: Norman Teigen, Caroline Rinker, Reed Yngve and Abbey Bryduck. Bob Hatlestad was absent. Also present was staff liaison Steve Stadler.
Minutes for the April 20, 2015 Park Board Meeting:
Caroline Rinker made a motion, seconded by Norman Teigen to approve the April 20 minutes. The motion passed with a 4-0 vote.
Review & discuss presentation information for the June 18 Open House. The proposed display boards were briefly discussed – no changes requested.
Review Oakes Park warming house & picnic shelter design options. The options were discussed and it was a consensus that option 2 with the overhang seating area was preferred.
Interlachen Warming House addition project – Stadler informed the Board on the current status – being reviewed by Hopkins Inspections Division.
Cottageville Park Update. Stadler provided a project update – the project construction is on-schedule.
Stadler presented a City of Minnetonka report on staffing levels, skating attendance and costs of the staffing options. After significant discussion, the Board preferred to go to a full staffing with 10pm closing on Friday and Saturday nights. It was mentioned that the recent city-wide survey showed srong support for neighborhood skating rinks.
Caroline Rinker made a motion, seconded by Abbey Bryduck to go to full staffing for the warming houses this next skating season, with the aforementioned 10 pm Friday & Saturday night closings.
The next regular Park Board Meeting is 6:30 pm on July 20, 2015.
Abbey Bryduck moved to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Reed Yngve. The motion passed 4-0. The meeting adjourned at 7:52 p.m.